“If there is no vision,” a 1599 version of Proverbs 29:18 reads, “the people decay.” Without a vision, missions can stagnate or waste away. A vision is an answer to the question: “What can and should we accomplish?”
My post on the NPOutlook blog looks at the importance of a vision statement to guide and energize actions from the present forward. We’ve looked at many organizational vision statements. Some are great; many are terrible. Take a look; for now, we’ll let you decide.